10. Missing Classes


A: Is this Professor Clark's office?

B: This is Professor Clark speaking.

A: This is Kalia from your morning literature class.

B: Yes, what can I do for you?

A: I had a skydiving accident over the weekend and won't be able to come to school today.

B: My goodness! Are you OK?

A: I broke my leg, but it is healing.

B: How long will you be out of class?

A: I should be able to return by next Monday.

B: Fine. Well, thanks for calling and letting me know you will be absent. I hope you feel better soon.


A: Good morning, may I speak with Professor Clark, please?

B: You are speaking with Professor Clark.

A: Professor, I am Kalia from your morning literature class.

B: Yes, how can I help you?

A: I ran my car into a tree yesterday and need to miss a few days of school.

B: Oh, my God! I hope you are all right.

A: I have a concussion, but I will be OK.

B: How much school will you miss?

A: I only need to take this week off.

B: I appreciate you calling and telling me that you won't be in class. See you next week!


A: Is this Professor Clark?

B: Yes, I am Professor Clark.

A: Professor, this is Kalia, and I am in your literature class on Monday mornings.

B: Yes, how are you doing?

A: I was partying hard over the weekend, fell down the stairs, and need time to recuperate.

B: That sounds painful. Are you going to be OK?

A: I sprained my wrist, but the doctor says it will be fine.

B: How many days will you be out of school?

A: The doctor said I should be good enough to return next week.

B: I am glad you let me know that you will be missing class. Get well!

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